Bill Text: NY S02535 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to prohibiting financial institutions from charging a fee for periodic paper statements when such statements are required for an application for public assistance.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-28 - REFERRED TO BANKS [S02535 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02535-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          2535
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 28, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Banks
        AN ACT to amend the banking law, in relation  to  prohibiting  financial
          institutions from charging a fee for periodic paper statements
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The banking law is amended by adding a new section  9-x  to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 9-x. Fees for periodic paper statements prohibited.  Notwithstanding
     4  any  other  provision  of  law or rule or regulation to the contrary, no
     5  financial institution subject to the provisions of this chapter, includ-
     6  ing any bank, trust company, savings bank, savings and loan association,
     7  credit union, mortgage broker,  mortgage  banker,  or  other  investment
     8  entity,  whether  headquartered  within  or  outside  the  state,  which
     9  provides an account to a customer shall charge a fee for periodic  paper
    10  statements  when  such  statements  are  required for an application for
    11  public assistance as defined in subdivision nineteen of section  two  of
    12  the social services law.
    13    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    14  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08554-01-9
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